Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

For those with substance use disorders, breaking the cycle of addiction requires assistance from licensed professionals and a deep personal commitment. You can learn strategies to kick self-destructive habits that will help you maintain sobriety during your recovery. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, we offer several addiction treatments and detox programs for clients in Murrieta, CA. …

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Understanding Physical Dependence

Understanding Physical Dependence

Physical dependence, addiction, drug abuse–these terms are often used interchangeably. But they aren’t the same. Drug abuse is the act of misusing a substance. Addiction is a series of harmful behaviors you develop around something that you feel compelled to continue. But being physically dependent? That’s about biology and what substances do in your body…

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What is an Enabler

What Is an Enabler?

If you have a loved one with a substance use disorder, you should avoid becoming an enabler or promoting codependency in your relationship. Codependent relationships include an imbalance where an enabler provides support for self-destructive behavior. Breaking this cycle sets the tone for a healthier relationship and can help your loved one avoid returning to…

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Getting Help After a Heroin Overdose

Getting Help After a Heroin Overdose

A heroin overdose occurs when respiratory depression deprives the brain and body of oxygen. It overpowers the central nervous system, impacting nearly every organ in your body. This leads to unconsciousness, brain damage, coma, and sometimes, death. Brain damage starts to occur after only a few minutes of decreased oxygen to the brain. Heroin is…

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Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

All psychoactive substances carry some risk of addiction. Since addiction can lead to physical and psychological dependence, seeking an additional level of treatment can save your life. As we now know, many prescription medications taken in exact accordance with your doctor’s recommendations can result in physical dependency. The side-effects of many prescription drugs end up…

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